Raised in a tribe of street urchins, Maddie Grande was taught to be a
thief and beggar on the streets of New Orleans. But Maddie doesn’t know
her real name or where she came from.
 
Raised by Dexter Grande,
Maddie and her twin “brothers” have recently left New Orleans and moved
to the bayou. The twins are rarely there, but Maddie has come to love
the swamp. She has learned to fish and trap and sell pelts at the local
mercantile.
 
Maddie longs to change her life but knows that her
brothers will never give up their lawless ways. When they kidnap the
daughter of a wealthy carpetbagger, the twins force Maddie to hide the
precocious eight-year-old while they return to New Orleans to wait for
notice of a reward.
 
Pinkerton agent Tom Abbott is assigned to
the kidnapping case in which Maddie has become an accomplice. In a
journey that takes them to Baton Rouge, a mutual attraction becomes
evident, but Tom and Maddie cannot trust each other.
 
Will
Maddie ever discover who she is? Will her real family ever find her?
Will Maddie and Tom listen to their hearts? Or will they choose honor
over love?

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About The Author

Jill Marie Landis is the bestselling author of over twenty novels. She has won numerous awards for her sweeping emotional romances, such as Summer Moon and Magnolia Creek. With her toes in the sand and head in the clouds, Jill now lives in Hawaii with her husband, Steve.

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